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Family Law Pro Bono Night at ASU

On Tuesday, Robbie, David and Stephen volunteered their time for Family Law Pro Bono Night at ASU. The Joel Shepard Family Law Assistance Program offered free legal information to individuals who could not afford it and Robbie, David and Stephen were there and met with multiple people to help them with their legal questions. We … Continue reading Family Law Pro Bono Night at ASU

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Day of Giving

Today Disney and ABC are raising money for the victims who have suffered extreme losses over the past week because of Hurricane Harvey. Disney and ABC have committed to donate 1 million dollars to the Red Cross for relief and recovery efforts for the communities affect by Hurricane Harvey. “Our hearts go out to everyone in the devastating … Continue reading Day of Giving

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Cindy Best has been selected to the 2017 Arizona American Jurist Institute’s Top 10 Attorneys

Cindy Best has been selected to the 2017 Arizona American Jurist Institute’s Top 10 Attorneys list for Family Law! Each year, no more than 10 lawyers in the state are selected by the selection council at the American Jurist Institute to receive this honor. The American Jurist Institute, is a third party consumer driven organization … Continue reading Cindy Best has been selected to the 2017 Arizona American Jurist Institute’s Top 10 Attorneys

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Third Party Professionals

In family law cases, the parties or the court may request third party professionals be appointed in cases to assist the court in making decisions regarding the best interests of the minor child(ren). These individuals can be appointed at any time during the case. Court Appointed Advisor: This person is appointed by the court from … Continue reading Third Party Professionals

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Preparing and Filing Petition for Dissolution of Marriage

Arizona does not provide for joint filing of a divorce—one party must initiate by filing the petition with the court. There are several documents that need to be filled out and filed with the court. They vary depending on whether the client intends to file for a dissolution with or without children or a legal … Continue reading Preparing and Filing Petition for Dissolution of Marriage

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Common Pretrial Motions

Rule 2(B) Motions:  ARFLP Rule 2 provides that all relevant evidence is admissible unless a party files with the Court a notice at least forty-five (45) days prior to a hearing or trial requiring strict compliance with all or part of the Arizona Rules of Evidence.[1] Many times, if it is to the benefit of … Continue reading Common Pretrial Motions

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Spring is a Good TIme to Clean Out Your Closet

It’s spring and time to clean up a bit. Sometimes, people take this season and work on the loose ends of their relationships/marriage and seek advice on what to do. It’s a good idea to get lots of information before making any major legal decision. If you choose this time to get your life in … Continue reading Spring is a Good TIme to Clean Out Your Closet

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Use A Map And Don’t Get Lost

When you are really serious about giving us a call. We can chat with you and give some idea of what your next step might be. We will probably advise you to schedule a legal consultation with an attorney who can give you specific advise about your very specific family. Don’t trust the guy down … Continue reading Use A Map And Don’t Get Lost

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Dividing Your Assets, Including Your House

Arizona is a community property state. Everything you and your spouse have accumulated during your marriage is presumed community, unless you owned it prior to marriage, you acquired it by will, or you bought it with your sole and separate money. What happens if you put your husbands’ name on your sole and separate bank … Continue reading Dividing Your Assets, Including Your House

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How To Mediate?

Do you have a picture in your mind about mediation? Perhaps it includes sitting in the same room with someone you are starting to hate and you are trying to figure out how this can possibly work out. Our mediations are not like that. We can talk with both parties in the same room but … Continue reading How To Mediate?

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